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Welcome to my journal. I post weekly to share my years of experience as a Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur wedding, Elopement, and Proposal photographer. You can explore guides filled with tips on various locations, venues, and more.

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A Carmel sunset surprise proposal is gorgeous in and of itself. Even more so when you have family roots and those lovely deep sentimentalities woven into that Carmel sunset surprise proposal! Collin contacted me with all these things in mind and was certain that THIS was the place he was going to propose to his […]

Big Sur’s Calla Lilly Valley is a wonderful spot to photograph proposals! I was thrilled when Brandon reached out to me so I could shoot his surprise proposal to his darling, Aryn. I already knew a Calla Lily Valley proposal was going to be beautiful! I’d previously photographed his brother, Jacob’s proposal to his love, […]

Cesar first reached out to me over e-mail and mentioned that he was interested in a proposal on the cliffs. Being a Big Sur proposal photographer and since we live so close to Big Sur, it made perfect sense to take advantage of California’s beautiful coastline! I enthusiastically said yes to the booking and was […]

When Ryan reached out to me about a Bernardus Lodge surprise proposal, I knew we would be the perfect fit! Ryan and Melissa both have busy schedules, and since Melissa is currently going to Stanford, he knew he’d need the perfect excuse to get away to dreamy Bernardus Lodge together. The perfect plan started to […]

Typically when people imagine Big Sur, they think about the beautiful California Coast stretching next to the sea. Little do they know that that is only one part of Big Sur. I was so excited when Alex reached out and wanted me to be his surprise proposal photographer for his Big Sur proposal in the […]

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